D-Link DSL-G684T Router User Manual

DSL-G684T Wireless ADSL Router User Guide
16. The Router will save the new settings and restart. Upon restarting the Router will automatically establish the WAN
Additional settings for PPPoE/PPPoA connections:
PPPoE/PPPoA Parameters Description
User Name For PPP connections, a User Name and Password are used to identify
and verify your account to the ISP. Enter the User Name for your ADSL
service account. User names and passwords are case-sensitive, so enter
this information exactly as given to you by your ISP.
Password Together with the User Name, this is used to verify your account to the
ISP. Enter the Password exactly as given to you by your ISP.
Connection Type This specifies the protocol (PPPoE or PPPoA) and the encapsulation
method (LLC or VC-Mux) used for your connection. The options available
MTU The Maximum Transmission Unit size may be changed if you want to
optimize efficiency for uploading data through the WAN interface. The
default setting (
bytes) should be suitable for most users. Some
user may want to adjust the setting to optimize performance for wireless
traffic or when low latency is desired (such as with Internet gaming). It
is highly recommended that the user research how adjusting the MTU
may effect network traffic for better or worse.
MRU Similar to the MTU, except this applies to Maximum Received Unit size
for downloading data. Most users will be happy with the default setting
bytes). However this may also be optimized for fast downloads of
general bulk Internet traffic, for low latency or for downloading to
computers on the Wireless LAN. As with the MTU setting, the user
should carefully consider how changing the MRU may affect Internet
downloads for all systems on your LAN.
Default Route When this is enabled, the Router will be considered to be the primary
gateway to the Internet and WAN for systems on your network. If you
are using the Router on a network with one or more alternative gateway
routers, you may prefer to disable this if you will use another router as
the primary gateway.
NAT Network Address Translation may be enabled or disabled with the pull-
down menu. Keep in mind that disabling NAT allows only a single
computer to be used for Internet access through the Router. NAT is
enabled and disabled for the Router on all connections (i.e. Pvc0 – Pvc7)
if your Router is set up for multiple virtual connections.
Firewall Use this to universally enable or disable the Firewall and Filter features
available in the Router. If you disable this you will not be able to
configure settings in the Firewall Configuration window or Filters
window in the Advanced directory.
IP Control This is used to determine how global IP settings are handled for the
WAN interface. Typically PPPoE or PPPoA connections will use the